Vermont Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Vermont education needs for real estate licensing and renewal.

Licensing Board/Commission: Vermont Secretary of State – Vermont Real Estate Commission

Vermont Real Estate Education Requirements:

  • Education hours required for real estate salesperson license in the state of Vermont: 40 hours of real estate education from an approved real estate school.
  • Hours required for real estate broker license in the state of Vermont: 40 hours of real estate education from an approved real estate school.

Vermont State Reciprocity:

(c) The commission may waive all or a part of the examination requirement if the applicant is a real estate broker or salesperson regulated under the laws of another jurisdiction, who is in good standing to practice in that jurisdiction and, in the opinion of the commission, the jurisdiction’s examination is substantially equal to that required by this chapter. (Amended 1963, No. 66, § 2; 1969, No. 283 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 1979, No. 81, § 2, eff. May 10, 1979; 1985, No. 6, § 1; 1997, No. 40, § 28; 2001, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 21, eff. June 27, 2002; 2005, No. 27, § 67.)

Vermont Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) Renewal Requirements:

  • May 31 even years for sales and Mar 31 even years for brokers
  • 16 hours for Salespersons renewing for the second or subsequent time including the 4 hour 2016-2018 mandatory course; 24 hours for Brokers including the 4 hour 2016 mandatory course – four hours of instruction must be in legislation and other topics.